Health policy; health systems and health service integration; sexual and reproductive health; HIV and AIDS; Non-Communicable Diseases; global health security; effective development cooperation and management approaches; aid architecture; supporting groups and individuals to achieve results and change through coaching and facilitation.
Policy analysis; monitoring and evaluation; design and implementation; strategy development and review; delivery and quality assurance of technical assistance; report writing and synthesis; coaching and mentoring; facilitation; partnership building.
- Multiple roles in HLSP/Mott MacDonald 1999 – 2016, including as Lead Specialist for HIV/AIDS and Director of the Health Resource Facility supporting Australia’s aid program to access technical expertise to support health policy and programming.
- Previous roles include Manager of the DFID Health & Population Aid Effectiveness Project and DFID’s Health and Population Field Manager in Kenya.
- Certified Professional Facilitator, International Association of Facilitators
Examples of recent work include:
- DFAT (2022-ongoing): Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Adviser, Specialist Health Service (primary mechanism providing health and development advice and analysis)
- DFAT (2022): Co-author background paper for a multi-country program addressing common health challenges in Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu
- Cardno (2019-ongoing): Senior Health Adviser, DFAT Vanuatu Health Program
- DFAT (2017-ongoing): DFAT Senior Health Adviser Nauru including review of DFAT’s support to the health sector, team leader for design of a new Nauru Health Support Program, advice on Australian support to health security including COVID-19.
- DFAT (2020-2021): Governance and Health Systems Specialist, design of Tonga Health Sector Support Program Phase 3
- DFAT (2020-2021): Strategic Adviser, development of Vanuatu’s new Health Sector Strategy 2021-2030
- DFAT (2019): Interim Director, Specialist Health Service
- DFAT (2018): Evaluation for the Samoa Strategic Partnership Program for health systems improvements between Samoa Ministry of Health and Queensland Department of Health.
- University of Queensland (2018): Review of the Population Health Evaluation and Research Unit for the Central Queensland, Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network.
- DFAT (2018): Universal Health Coverage Roundtable, presenter.
- DFAT (2017): Design adviser for the Regional Health Security Initiative including strategic framework, program logic and governance.
- DFAT (2017): Advisory support for DFAT’s engagement with a World Bank MDTF that supports Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries to integrate donor-financed health programs.
- DFAT (2016): National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020, Kiribati.
- DFAT (2012-2014): Review of implications of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model for the Asia Pacific and developedguidance for the design of a technical and capacity building mechanism to support grants by the Global Fund in the region.
- DFAT (2013): Support to DFAT’s health team in Indonesia to prioritise aid objectives and complete the Health Delivery Strategy.
- UNAIDS (2008): Author of a paper promoting understanding of the key debates and synergies between the HIV and AIDS response and the Millennium Development Goals.
- UNAIDS (2007): Adviser on strengthening linkages between HIV responses and health systems to achieve HIV and other health outcomes.
- UNFPA (2007): Reviewed of HIV and AIDS learning modules to contribute to the capacity development of UN administrative staff.
- DFID (2005): Team member for the development of a draft framework to evaluate the UK Government’s strategy for tackling HIV and AIDS in the developing world.
- DFID (2002 – 2004): Team leader supporting Kenya’s Ministry of Health plan for the introduction and scale up antiretroviral therapy. Facilitated the MoH to develop Kenya’s first strategic plan for scale up.
- WHO (2003): Health systems expert on WHO emergency mission to Kenya under the “3 by 5” initiative to scale up access to antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV/AIDS.
- DFID (2002): Team leader for lesson learning study focusing on influencing in the health sector.
Jackie is British/Australian and lives in Queensland, Australia. She has worked in West, East and Southern Africa, Russia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Timor Leste, Tonga, Vanuatu, Nauru, Samoa. Jackie’s voluntary work includes being a mentor to young global health professionals and a member of the Advisory Committee for the Global Health Me program. For a full CV email Jackie at the address given at the top of this page.